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WEBINAR - PFS: Taking control of your career development from classroom to boardroom

  • Tue 20 Oct 8:00 am – 9:00 am
    • Adam Owen, Director and Head of Content at NextGen Planners and a Past President of the Personal Finance Society

In this presentation, Adam Owen will discuss the key decisions that everyone is faced with during their career and how you can influence the outcomes of these pivotal events to shape the career that you want.

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FCA Business Interruption Test Case - the judgment (15th October 12pm)

  • Thu 15 Oct 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This comprehensive and interactive one-hour webinar will focus on the judgment following the FCA’s ground-breaking test case at the High Court. The hearing concluded on 30 July and the judgment was handed down on 15 September. Eight days were spent analysing key policy wordings and individual words and their everyday meanings and this is reflected in the judgment that runs to 162 pages.

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WEBINAR: Maximising opportunities in a hard market

  • Mon 05 Oct 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler

Alan will explain what constitutes a hard market and ten things both brokers and underwriters will need to do to maximise opportunities in these unique trading conditions.

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Broker Personal Effectiveness in a Hard Market - Session 2 of 2

  • Fri 02 Oct 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    • Nick Thomas

A programme comprising of 2 webinars designed for Brokers to gain understanding of the challenges faced by brokers and clients in a hard market, and develop skills and strategies to build effectiveness of both client and market interaction.

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Broker Trading Skills in a Hard Market - Session 1 of 2

  • Mon 28 Sep 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    • Nick Thomas

A programme comprising of 2 webinars designed for Brokers to gain understanding of the challenges faced by brokers and clients in a hard market, and develop skills and strategies to build effectiveness of both client and market interaction.

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WEBINAR: Mental Health Reboot; Coffee, Connection & Calm (Sessions 1, 2 & 3)

  • Fri 25 Sep 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us on the Mental Health Reboot; Coffee, Connection & Calm – our monthly social to support you and/your staff throughout the last quarter of 2020.

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PFS WEBINAR - FCA focus on pension transfers and the decumulation market

  • Mon 14 Sep 9:30 am – 10:30 am
    • Rory Percival

This virtual seminar will focus on the good (and bad) practice examples that accompanied the policy statement, with a view on how this is likely to impact upon future DB and DC pension advice.

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Delivering a Positive Customer Experience - Virtual Workshop over 2 days

  • Wed 01 Jul 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Delivering a Positive Customer Experience (Through a Focused Business Experience) 1st Part: 1 July 2020 10:00 - 11:30 2nd Part: 8 July 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Venue: WEBINAR via Teams If you are interested in joining this workshop, please register your interest via emailing amickley1@mib.org.uk and joining instructions will be provided to you.

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Emotional Wellbeing Workshop - 1 hour Webinar 30/06/2020

  • Tue 30 Jun 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The aim from this webinar is to raise awareness, build a better understanding of emotional and mental well being and to identify ways of looking after your own mental health. We would like it to be interactive so you can ask any questions you may have about mental health and the benefits of looking after this in your everyday life, including your work environment.

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FCA New Temporary Rules for GI - Webinar 22 June 2020

  • Mon 22 Jun 10:00 am – 11:00 am

This comprehensive and interactive one hour webinar will focus on the long list of new temporary rules and guidance now finalised by the FCA for the general insurance sector (apply from 18 May 2020) and is a one-stop-shop for knowing what has to be done in a compliant and timely manner. It goes in hand with the separate “How general insurance can cope financially as a result of coronavirus” event which looks at the critical financial aspects for intermediaries to enable them to ride out this storm.

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Presentation Skills Workshop 16 June 2020 (Virtual session)

  • Tue 16 Jun 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Presenting information impacts on all of us be it formal or informal. This one-day workshop considers the principal requirements for delivering an effective presentation to an internal team and/or an external audience. Presentations demand that we are structured and professional in our approach. For many, there is a fear of presenting and this can get in the way of delivering the required message. Please note that there is a maximum of 8 attendees only for this event.

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WEBINAR: How Insurance Intermediaries can cope financially

  • Fri 15 May 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    • Branko Bjelobaba
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WEBINAR: Resilience and looking after yourself in challenging times

  • Tue 12 May 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Susan Heaton-Wright, Superstar Communicator
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Communicating with Customers in Difficult and Uncertain Times

  • Mon 04 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Jeff Heasman, Jeff Heasman Training and Consulting
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WEBINAR: A plain English explanation of how to answer the most common question of the moment: 'does my BI policy cover Covid-19?'

  • Mon 27 Apr – Sun 26 Apr
    • Alan Chandler, Alan Chandler Training

The UK government said that by declaring Covid-19 a notifiable disease it would trigger Business interruption policies so that they will cover any losses - we will explore whether this statement is correct.

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AGM

  • Fri 24 Apr 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Notice in change of AGM - this will now be held virtually, should you wish to attend then please email rachel.kirkup@insurancefraudbureau.org

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Making network work by Lee Warren (PFS event) 11 March 2020 09.30-13.00

  • Wed 11 Mar 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
  • Tilsworth Golf and Conference Centre

Almost all businesses will say that ‘word of mouth’ is crucial to their sales and business development, and everyone knows that having a strong network is key to personal and professional success. And yet almost no business has a ‘Networking Strategy’ for growth, and most people dread the idea of actively networking

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Anglia Market Forum

  • Mon 24 Feb 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Rowley Mile Racecourse

Join us for the regional event of the year!

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2020 Insurance Institute of Bedford and Milton Keynes Annual Dinner

  • Fri 21 Feb. 6:30 pm
  • Jurys Inn, Milton keynes

2020 Insurance Institute of Bedford and Milton Keynes Annual Dinner We invite you to join us for an evening of entertainment as well fund raising for the Insurance Charities and the President’s own chosen charity.

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Communicating with Emotional Intelligence - 21 February 2020 12.00-15.30

  • Fri 21 Feb 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Jurys Inn, Milton keynes

The concept of Emotional Intelligence (EI) has been around for many years however the definition, implication and application may not be so easy and obvious to many people. We are conscious that it forms a key part of our behaviours yet not always sure how.

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